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"Seeking Truth From Fact" Part III: Gaoping's E-commerce Shop

I felt conflicted about how to write this post. My previous two posts on Gaoping’s peasant tourism association and organic food cooperative were easy, feel-good, ‘hooray-for-rural-alternativist-values’ stories of grassroots cooperative institutions that integrate the needs and interests of the local people while they contribute to the development of their rural communities. 1,099 more words

Rural China

Next Brussels Briefing – Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?

The next Brussels Development Briefing n.40 on the subject of “Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?” will be held in Brussels on the  morning of 18th February 2015 at the ACP Secretariat (451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Bruxelles, Room C). 189 more words

Rural Development

Wasted Lives by Sacha Buisman (MSc student doing an internship in Chiapas)

The last week I spent my time mostly in the dark, at the International Filmfestival in San Cristóbal de Las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico, where I am for my internship. 1,114 more words

Education

How to (mis)understand youth, migration & agrarian change

Much of the literature on a “cellphone revolution” in Africa frames the technology as the driver of change, for such things as financial inclusion for the poor, better agricultural or climate information to farmers, the power for social movements to hold governments accountable.   87 more words

Kenya

Summer 2015 Experiential Courses

This summer, CRHP will be offering three experiential courses: an Experiential Course in Health and Development, an Experiential Course in Sustainable Agriculture, and a Documentary Filmmaking Course. 469 more words

Latest News

Martin Luther King Day - I HAVE A DREAM TODAY

January 19 is celebrated as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the USA. In 1971 only a handful of American states were commemorating Martin Luther King’s birthday. 653 more words

Civil Society

Some Rural Communities Doing Innovative Things

Blue Valley Tele-Communications Inc., Home, Kan., provides service to healthcare facilities spread across 10,000 square miles. The facilities have access to electronic health records and a picture archive system for remote diagnosis. 160 more words

Rural Development